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Teaching formline

...made for the Walter Soboleff Building in downtown Juneau.The term "formline," coined by Holm, is defined by the Burke Museum as "the curving line, which tends to swell and diminish throughout a composition, that creates the outline of the...
Master carver urges young artists to do their formline 'homework' in a composition, which helps to define the positive space, or recognizable image.-- definition from the Burke Museum Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct a reporting error regarding Wayne Price's clan affiliation...
Carver explores Tlingit battle armor and weapons

...against the Russians is kept, and the Alaska State Museum in Juneau. He got a grant to explore the holdings at the Burke Museum in Seattle. Then a Smithsonian fellowship that let him look over items held in several East Coast museums.An award...
Burke Museum launches new program to support Native art and artists

The Burke Museum in Seattle has announced a new the objects and archives in the Burke Museum's collections, travel to other museums...Northwest Coast Art was established at the Burke Museum in 2003 to continue Bill Holm's legacy...
Hunsaker's 'North End of the World'

...from view. In 1947 a partial copy was found in a dumpster in Chicago and given to the Field Museum. In 1973, the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture's Bill Holm and George Quimby reedited the original reels and made a new version of the film...
Tlingit history heads home

...bear den totem pole will arrive from Harvard's Peabody Museum in Massachusetts. Two Teikweidi houseposts from the Burke Museum in Seattle will be trucked to Prince Rupert where they will be placed on the Clipper Odyssey with the expedition participants...
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside lectures begin Jan. 7 Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no charge. A traveling exhibit from Seattle's Burke Museum about Pacific Northwest earthquakes, called "The Big One," is displayed in the center through January. Spotting...
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Totem pole to be raised at museum in Chicago

...The Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C., the Burke Museum in Seattle and the Field Museum in Chicago wanted, Pfeifer said. He helped carve a pole for the Burke Museum in Seattle and will be working on a pole for Sitka through...
Alutiiq Museum director Haakanson heads to Seattle

...will be a curator of Native American collections at the Burke Museum, located on the university's campus. He starts teaching and the projects he is working on at the Burke Museum.Balika Haakanson, a former Kodiak Middle School teacher...
Researchers create bone database

...the Arctic Project, or VZAP, the database pulls together data from universities and museums around the world. The Burke Museum, Smithsonian Institution and Canadian Museum of Civilization have partnered with Maschner to offer their considerable...


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